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Changed RBA rate expectations?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2017
... lower-than-expected third quarter CPI inflation results - headline down to 1.8% in the September quarter from 1.9% in the June quarter; weighted median and trimmed mean unchanged at 1.9% and 1.8% respectively, but the chain volume measure of retail sales ...
ECB schedules taper
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2017
... - below but close to 2%. Recent stats bear this out. Eurozone GDP growth accelerated to 2.3% in the year to the June quarter. This is the fastest growth rate since the March 2011 quarter and marks the third straight quarter of strengthening growth. The ...
Jobs galore
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2017
... tightening Australian labour market translates into a pick-up in wages growth - recorded at a record low 1.9% in the June quarter. It may well do but my best guess is that employed workers will use the "pay rise" to rebuild their dwindling savings - ...
India's upside risks
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2017
... (GVA) 2017/18 growth projection to 6.7% from 7.3% predicted in August. Indian GDP slowed to 5.7% in the year to the June quarter from 6.1% in the first quarter of this year. This is the slowest annual growth rate the March 2014 quarter (5.3%) and marks ...
Profit margin squeeze
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 OCT 2017
... about three months. The latest ABS estimate of manufacturing output volumes growth of 1.8% quarter on quarter in the June quarter of 2017, the strongest quarter of growth since June 2011. The latest results from the Australian PMI indicate another quarter ...
Interest rates on ice
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2017
... you, I and Irene could truly spend. Latest data show that annual growth in disposable income slowed to 1.97% in the June quarter from 2.07% in the previous quarter - only just a little bit over the GFC low of 1.76% in the December quarter of 2009. This ...
A matter of assumptions
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2017
... optimistic and are likely to be subject to downward revision." The RBA forecasts underlying inflation - 1.8% in the June quarter - to accelerate to 2% this year and in 2018 and continuing upwards to 2.5% in 2019. Only time will tell who's correct. Then ...
Contango appoints small cap portfolio manager
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2017
... operating. ASX principal adviser, listings compliance Stephanie Yong highlighted CGA's net operating cashflows for the June quarter (negative $502,000) along with estimated outflows of $2,206,000 for the next quarter. She also noted CGA reported cash ...
Not happy enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2017
... growth rate in gross disposable income slowed from 2.1% in the March quarter to a near eight-year low of 2% in the June quarter. The drag on consumer spending brought about by sluggish disposable income growth is further compounded by this month's consumer ...
Canada economic growth changes gears
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2017
... since then show economic growth momentum continues. Economic growth went up a gear (or two) expanding by 1.1% in the June quarter - the fastest quarterly pace one quarter short of six years - for an annual growth rate of 3.7% - not seen since the March ...
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